[HELP] - NOVA Aquarium Stand Construction Tomorrow

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[HELP] - NOVA Aquarium Stand Construction Tomorrow

Postby fish4schurr » Sun Mar 15, 2020 10:00 pm

I believe the saying is bit off more than we can chew.  Basically my brother and law convinced me to build 2 aquarium stands and was convinced we could do it.  Well now I have 4 2 foot by 7foot aquarium surfaces the we cannot get flat.

Anyone affected by the quarantine who can help or has a wood planer? I figure someone here will be able to help. In a time crunch and getting stressed out.
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Re: [HELP] - NOVA Aquarium Stand Construction Tomorrow

Postby Tim_Koles » Mon Mar 16, 2020 8:54 am

HI Wil

Please provide some more information if possible about how you are building these . Pictures would be great as well if you can. Based on what you have described and how I would do it, I don't think a planer would help. Not off so I can't respond until later tonight but Ill help if I can

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Re: [HELP] - NOVA Aquarium Stand Construction Tomorrow

Postby JLW » Wed Mar 18, 2020 9:35 pm

I am with Tim on this -- a planer would be great if the wood you used was not flat, but I don't think it would be an appropriate tool if the surface your created was not flat (if that makes sense).
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Re: [HELP] - NOVA Aquarium Stand Construction Tomorrow

Postby WET Aquaria » Thu Mar 19, 2020 9:07 am

The major question here is how far off are you. If you put a tank on the stand(not filled with water), can you slide a piece of paper under it? Credit card? More? If its just a piece of paper, a foam board underneath can filled the gap. If it's more than a credit card, not sure on the best way to do it. Possible to trim a makeshift shim to put between the frame and top plywood.
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